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BWW Review: LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN - One Man. One Mic. 40 Characters. Injustice Revealed.BWW Review: LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN - One Man. One Mic. 40 Characters. Injustice Revealed.
by Shari Barrett - Feb 12, 2017

The Actors' Gang is presenting the groundbreaking multimedia production LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN, a solo show written and performed by Bryonn Bain and directed by Gina Belafonte, which tells Bryonn Bain's true story of racial profiling and wrongful incarceration at the hands of New York City police and how this experience led to a transformative friendship with death row inmate Nanon Williams. Bain weaves the voices of over 40 characters into an extraordinary, internationally acclaimed tour de force production featuring a live band, performing a fusion of hip hop, theater, spoken word, rhythm and blues, calypso and classical music, to tell Bain's story. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors' Gang and Sankofa.org present LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWNPhoto Flash: The Actors' Gang and Sankofa.org present LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Actors' Gang today announced that Lyrics From Lockdown, written and performed by Bryonn Bain and directed by Gina Belafonte will now open on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8pm. The groundbreaking multimedia production tells Bryonn Bain's true story of racial profiling and wrongful incarceration at the hands of New York City police and how this experience led to a transformative friendship with death row inmate Nanon Williams. Lyrics From Lockdown begins previews Thursday, January 26 and opens on Thursday, February 9 and runs through Saturday, February 25 as part of The Actors' Gang Season of Justice at The Actors' Gang Theatre, 9070 Venice Blvd. in Culver City. Tickets can be purchased online at theactorsgang.com or by phone, 310-838-4264. (more...)

BWW Review: Exquisite Lunacy in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at the HippodromeBWW Review: Exquisite Lunacy in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at the Hippodrome
by Tina Collins - Dec 29, 2016

Can murder be funny? It is when a group of eccentric aristocrats are involved with all the frills and trills of the Edwardian Age in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER currently playing at the Hippodrome (more...)

Photo Flash: 2013 BEAT Festival Announcement; Runs 9/12-21Photo Flash: 2013 BEAT Festival Announcement; Runs 9/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

The BEAT Festival second annual lineup announcement took place this morning, featuring Stephen Shelley, BEAT Festival Artistic Director, countertenor Nicholas Tamagna, who sang at the event, and members of the Brooklyn 63 team. Scroll down for photos and the festival lineup! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LiveWire Chicago Theatre's VISIONFEST 5: JOHNNY IS ALIVE, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at LiveWire Chicago Theatre's VISIONFEST 5: JOHNNY IS ALIVE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

LiveWire Chicago Theatre 'gets technical' at VisionFest 5: Johnny 5 Is Alive, ten short plays inspired by technology's influence on society (or what happens when things short circuit). The fifth annual festival will be presented now through August 2, 2013 at INTUIT - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Each play will be staged in a different area of the multi-room gallery, with drinking and mingling encouraged as audiences move from play to play. The press opening is tonight, July 19 at 7:30 pm and 9 pm (marathon performance). Scroll down for a first look at the shows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet Playwrights from LiveWire's 'VISIONFEST 5: JOHNNY 5 IS ALIVE' Short Play Festival - July 17-August 2 at INTUITPhoto Flash: Meet Playwrights from LiveWire's 'VISIONFEST 5: JOHNNY 5 IS ALIVE' Short Play Festival - July 17-August 2 at INTUIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

LiveWire Chicago Theatre "gets technical" at VisionFest 5: Johnny 5 Is Alive, ten short plays inspired by technology's influence on society (or what happens when things short circuit). The fifth annual festival will be presented July 17 - August 2, 2013 at INTUIT - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Each play will be staged in a different area of the multi-room gallery, with drinking and mingling encouraged as audiences move from play to play. (more...)

Hurricane Sandy Saturday Update: Broadway is Back, Some Off-Broadway Shows Still Delayed, Subway Recovery Underway!Hurricane Sandy Saturday Update: Broadway is Back, Some Off-Broadway Shows Still Delayed, Subway Recovery Underway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Hurricane Sandy has caused the cancellation of much of New York's theatre over the past few days. All Broadway shows are back up and running, with many offering post-hurricane discounts and special offers. Many of the city's off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theatres are still struggling. BroadwayWorld has compiled a list of what's on and what's not, plus the latest subway recovery map from the MTA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf's THREE SISTERS in RehearsalPhoto Flash: Steppenwolf's THREE SISTERS in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company closes the 2011/12 season with Three Sisters, Anton Chekhov's humorous and affecting tale of longing for a better life, adapted by Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award-winning ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro. Letts and Shapiro continue their celebrated collaboration following their acclaimed world-premiere production of August: Osage County (2007), bringing fresh insight to this classic story of a privileged family's changing fortunes. Check out photos from the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Presents THE MARCHPhoto Flash: Steppenwolf Presents THE MARCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

Tony Award-winning ensemble member Frank Galati returns to the helm at Steppenwolf Theatre Company with his stage adaptation of The March, Pulitzer Prize-finalist E.L. Doctorow's novel about General William Tecumseh Sherman's Civil War march through Georgia. This marks Galati's Second Stage production of a Doctorow novel, following the highly-acclaimed musical Ragtime (1998). The much-anticipated production features a cast of 26 playing a mix of fictional and historical characters. The March begins previews April 5 (Opening Night is April 15; Press Performances are April 14 at 3pm and April 17 at 7:30pm) and runs through June 10, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20 - $78) are on sale now (prices are subject to change). Check out the production photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At TIME STANDS STILL At Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo Flash: First Look At TIME STANDS STILL At Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2011/12 season with Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton, playing January 19 - May 13, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Time Stands Still features ensemble members Francis Guinan and Sally Murphy with Randall Newsome andKristina Valada-Viars. See photos below. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2011/12 season with Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton, playing January 19 - May 13, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Time Stands Still features ensemble members Francis Guinan and Sally Murphy with Randall Newsome and Kristina Valada-Viars. The press performances are Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 3 pm and Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30 pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2011/12 season with Penelope by Enda Walsh, directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing now through February 5, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Penelope features ensemble members Ian Barford, Tracy Letts and Yasen Peyankov with Scott Jaeck and Logan Vaughn. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Mahoney in Steppenwolf's PENELOPEPhoto Flash: First Look at John Mahoney in Steppenwolf's PENELOPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2011/12 season with Penelope by Enda Walsh, directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing December 1, 2011 - February 5, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Penelope features ensemble members Ian Barford, Yasen Peyankov and John Mahoney with Scott Jaeck and Logan Vaughn. (more...)

Photo Flash: BROKEN GLASS Comes To Tricycle TheatrePhoto Flash: BROKEN GLASS Comes To Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2011

Caroline Loncq (Margaret Hyman), Brian Protheroe (Stanton Case), Suzan Sylvester (Harriet) and Stanley Townsend (Dr Harry Hyman) join previously announced Antony Sher (Phillip Gellburg) and Tara Fitzgerald (Sylvia Gellburg) to complete the cast for Arthur Miller's Olivier Award winning Broken Glass. (more...)

Photo Coverage: British Academy Television Awards WinnersPhoto Coverage: British Academy Television Awards Winners
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

Photos of the winners boards at The Philips British Academy Television Awards held at The Palladium on June 6, 2010 in London, England. (more...)